Bacon Cheddar Popovers

Total Time
35mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
25 mins

These popovers are crunchy on the outside, yet soft in the middle. With bacon and cheddar flavor throughout, what's not to love? source: Family Circle

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. 1. Coat 8 cups of a popover/muffin pan with non-stick spray. Be sure to fill empty cups with water to avoid burning pan. Pre-heat oven to 450°F.
  2. 2. Whisk flour and salt together in a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and milk together. Add to the flour mixture and stir until blended. Fold in cheese, bacon and scallion.
  3. 3. Fill popover/muffin cups 3/4 full (approx. 1/3 cup batter in each). Bake at 450° for 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350° and bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes, or until browned and puffed. ***Keep oven closed until the end of baking time or else the popovers will deflate.***.
  4. 4. Remove popovers from the oven. Immediately remove popovers from pan to cool. Pierce sides once with a knife to release steam.
  5. 5. Serve warm. (Re-heat at 350° for 5 minutes to crisp the outside edges, if needed.).
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4 5

These were a delicious change from our standard "plain" popovers. I loved the cheddar cheese flavor and the scallions. Even though I'm a bacon addict, the pieces I crumbled seemed a little big and gave the soft, gooey interior a bit of crunch. I don't prefer that in a popover, so next time I'm going to crumble up the bacon very finely before adding it. And I might just add in the tiniest pinch of cayenne pepper. Thanks for posting this great variation of a traditional popover recipe!